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visits the indianapolis museum of art, now attracting visitors inside and out. >> indianapolis is kind of boring sometimes but stuff like this just brings in a whole new fresh face. you know, something bright and colorful. fun. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: home sales dropped last month to their lowest level in more than a decade. the national association of realtors reported sales of existing homes in july fell by more than 27%. sales fell in all regions of the country, despite low mortgage rates and fire sale prices in many areas. the larger-than-expected drop in home sales led to a drop on wall street. the dow jones industrial average lost 134 points to close at 10,040. the nasdaq fell more than 35 points to close over 2,123. to help explain what's behind the housing fall, w
with a roundhouse down in the snow. >> we have a screening in indianapolis. i had a great time there. tavis: how much of the success has to do with the fact that it does play well in the heartland. >> "bucket list"was a big success in the heartland. as you get older you start feeling the preciousness of life. you start cherishing it more. i want to make stories that are uplifting, so "bucket list" is uplifting because they are embracing life. i'd just like to celebrate that life experience. tavis: as we get older we focus more on our bucket list. how are you doing on it? >> when i made the movie they went to africa and the sarin getting which i always wanted to do. i got to go this summer. uganda and hiked into the mountains to see the guerrillas. tavis: anthony edwards has done great work in africa. >> he is the sweetest guy. he plays a guy who is angry which is unlike anthony. he was great to work with. tavis: good to have you on the program. that is our show for tonight. until next time, keep the faith. >> for more intermission on today's show, this is pbs.org. tavis: join me next time for a
was in indianapolis this week speaking to the vfw, veterans of foreign wars. what is your viewpoint on how the administration is taking credit for this and maybe how they are to do that since those two things may not be the same? >> one thing i try to do as a journalist is not to be a talking head and give advice. i'm curious to see how it goes down and plays out in the months ahead, especially with such important elections coming up. but to me, it is an appropriate time to pause in this and think of not what it is like to be a politician in this moment, but what it is like to be a soldier in this moment. how would feels to be a soldier and for this thing to have reached the moment it has reached. when obama was speaking -- i guess it was a week or two ago down in atlanta to disabled american veterans and he was talking about the end of combat operations by the end of the month, and is the speech because i was out at fort riley, kan. attending a welcome home ceremony. the latest group of the guys to come out of iraq back into kan. they walked into a gymnasium with cheering people, signed,
. hours earlier in indianapolis, a masked man opened fire at a birthday party with an assault- style rifle. he killed two people and wounded six before fleeing. some of the wildfires in western russia are burning out of control. that word came today from the country's top emergency official. he appealed for more manpower. 10,000 firefighters already are battling fires in more than a dozen western provinces. at least 40 people have been killed and nearly 2,000 homes destroyed. in southern iraq, a car bomb tore through an outdoor market, killing at least 15 people and wounding 60. and attackers in baghdad killed five iraqi soldiers and left an al qaeda flag behind. it's the second such incident in less than a week. in afghanistan, insurgents tried and failed to storm the kandahar air field, nato's largest base in the south. >> there were two attacks. and then five suicide bombers. (inaudible) we are now cleaning up after the attack. >> holman: the taliban claimed responsibliity for the attack. and nato reported one of its soldiers was killed in eastern afghanistan. his nationality was not gi
. on art beat watch a preview of jeffrey brown's report on the indianapolis museum of art and on the heels of hip-hop musician wyclef jean's run for the haitian presidency, a look at heads of state who harmonize. all that and more on our web site. ray? >> suarez: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll look at the elections in rwanda. 16 years after the genocide. i'm ray suarez. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. washington week can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you on-line and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the bill and melinda gates foundation. dedicated to the idea that all people deserve the chance to live a healthy productive life. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored b
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